About Us - Hall Green

Shakespeares Estate Agents in Hall Green

Shakespeares Hall Green branch was established in 2002 and is prominently located at 1340 Stratford Road (A34), next to Waitrose and Aldi Supermarkets with good parking. Occupying an excellent corner position with superb window displays.

About Hall Green

Hall Green is the birth place of J. R. R. Tolkien who lived as a child and gained inspiration for the Hobbit's home "The Shire"and “Lord of the Rings” books from nearby Moseley Bog.The Shire Country Park runs past Sarehole Mill along the course of the River Cole.

Architecture

The Church of the Ascension On School Road formerly the Job Marston Chapel, which was built in 1704 designed by Sir William Wilson. The chancel and transepts were added in 1860. The brick building consists of an exterior with a stone entablature and balustrade supported by Doric pilasters and the window architraves are of moulded stone. in Hall Green include Other historic buildings such as Sarehole Mill one of only two watermills in the city.

As well as this is There is an Art Deco block of Flats called Petersfield Court, built in 1937. Built out of brick, it has rounded corner windows, made possible by the introduction of reinforced concrete.

A private development named "The Hamlet" was built between 1883 and 1893. It consists of fourteen villas on Hamlet and Fox Hollies Roads, along with the Friends Meeting House on the Stratford Road.

Education

Hall Green has St Ambrose Barlow, Robin Hood School, Yorkmead School, Hall Green Infants, Juniors and Secondary Schools, Lakey Lane Junior and Infants, and Chilcote Primary School.

Transport

Hall Green has fantastic transport links with the Stratford Road A34 cutting through the centre and two railway stations on the Birmingham to Stratford Line.

Shopping and Retail

Premier supermarket is “Waitrose” part of “John Lewis” situated in the heart of Hall Green adjacent to Shakespeares.

Famous residents

Hall Green has been a home to many famous residents to include comedian Tony Hancock who lived in Southam Road, racing commentator Murray Walker who was born Reddings Lane, Formula One winner Nigel Mansell who spent most of his childhood and early adult years in the area and most famously J. R. R. Tolkien who lived near Sarehole Mill powered by the River Cole Birmingham's only working water mill.